“Urgency on Capitol Hill has mounted amid reports that Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has allowed nearly 800,000 people to live and work in the United States without fear of deportation. The Trump administration, which is scheduled to announce the decision Tuesday, is leaning toward terminating the program but delaying enforcement for six months to give lawmakers time to find a solution, according to people briefed on the White House’s deliberations.”
DACA Immigration Information
Click on link for DACA Information Presentation from DFE Law.
Awaiting Court Ruling on Obama’s Immigration Action
Will court make a decision in support of the expanded DACA & DAPA programs? Families anxiously await Supreme Court ruling which is expected before the end of this month. Read more here.
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In The Papers: NYTimes A Judge’s Assault on Immigration
District Court ruling on Deferred Action for Parents of Americans & Lawful Permanent Residents & Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. A Preliminary Injuction was issued delaying the February 18th start to the programs that would give 4 million immigrants, parents of American citizens, work permits and three-year deferred deportation DAPA and also expand the original DACA program.
The Department of Justice will appeal the injunction. Keep in mind the Court’s order does not in any way affect existing DACA. You may still request the initial grant of DACA or renewal pursuant to original guidelines.
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